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Banco Central del Uruguay Moves To Begin Using Interest Rates As Policy Tool After Abandoning Practice In 2013

Thursday, August 6th, 2020


Drug Czar Moving To Kill Cannabis Registry For Home Growers And Increase Sales Channels For Weed

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

National Drug Board Secretary General Daniel Radío is turning his attention to the local cannabis market after beginning to cut regulatory barriers slowing the placement of Uruguayan cannabis flower on international markets. In an interview with Radio Uruguay 1050 AM, Radío offered hints as to the direction he and the government are moving towards with respect to the domestic cannabis market: (more...)

Argentina Claiming "Control" Over Locust Plague, Surviving Pests Remain ~20 Kilometers From Border

Monday, July 27th, 2020


New Arrests In "Banda De Perfumes" Case Followed By Attack On The Farmashop At 21 de Setiembre And Saramiento

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020


Red Alert Issued: Argentine Locust Plague Within 60 Kilometers Of Border

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

The locust plague which has been rampant in Argentina since May has now closed to within 60 kilometers of the border appearing in the Argentine village of Federal. The Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca's Dirección General de Servicios Agrícolas has issued a read alert for the threat. To combat the locusts 122 planes have been made available with one already performing surveillance and three ready to begin fumigation when the enemy is sighted. (more...)

Dog Pack Attacks Merino Flock In Colonia: 15 Sheep Dead, More Still Dying

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Fifteen merino sheep are dead and still more wait to see if their wounds are mortal after a dog pack attack in Colonia department (archived). All of the attacked sheep were pregnant by artificial insemination with high value genetics. The proprietor estimates a loss of 300 to 400 USD on most of the sheep with a few exceptional specimens lost in the attack presenting four figure losses.

Perfume Robbing Band Continues Hitting Pharmacies After 5 Arrested

Sunday, July 12th, 2020


Small Signs Of Activity At Tres Cruces, Montevideo Shopping

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

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Customer stock lined up for assement before admitance to Tres Cruces Shopping.

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Movement in front of Montevideo Shopping.

New National Drug Board Secretary General Daniel Radío Moves To Promote Cannabis Exports By Simplifying Bureaucracy

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020


Expo Prado Confirmed: September 9th - 20th

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020


Argentards: Fernandez Moves To Nationalize Agro-Exporter Vincentin

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and his government are moving to nationalize bankrupt grain and seed oil exporter Vicentin as Kirchnerismo in Argentina pushes for a capture of that country's infirm enterprises.

Uruguayan Firm Made Record Breaking "Legal" Shipment Of Cannabis To Portugal

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Uruguayan firm Fotmer Life Sciences exported 3,307 pounds of cannabis flower to an unknown Portuguese customer in the largest "legal" export of cannabis flower across the Atlantic so far. Customs documents valued the flower at ~2 USD per gram.

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